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He said that until this new work, more than a quarter of couples in which both partners were found to carry a CFTR mutation
were left wondering if their mutations
were going to affect their offspring.
JAK-2 V617F mutation
was present in 35 patients, of whom 29 had ET (43.
The study may lead to standardized testing of a patient's genes to detect the mutation
before treatment is given.
The prevalence of BRCAl mutations
was 3%, while another 1% had a BRCA2 mutation
Some recent studies have suggested that noncarriers of a family-specific mutation
may have a two- to fivefold increase in risk of developing breast cancer, compared with the general population.
Glioblastoma patients whose cancers carry the mutation
IHD1 are 20 years younger, on average, than those who do not carry the mutation
Designed to detect the T790M mutation
in exon 20 of the epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) gene, the new assay will allow drug developers to investigate its reported association with acquired resistance and can act as a useful tool to predict drug response.
With use of a variety of molecular techniques for mutation
deletion, 36 mutations
have now been defined for TPO.
In this study we report the standardization of a real-time detection method for most of the common [beta]-thalassemia mutations
throughout the world (5, 6) along with the HbS mutation
, using the Greek population as a model.
After ethnicity and number of live births were taken into account, women with a BRCA1 mutation
who had ever used oral contraceptives had a significant 20% increase in the odds of breast cancer relative to those who had never used them.
Severe liver impairment in a cystic fibrosis affected child homozygous for the G542X mutation